United Nations Security Council Resolution 1605

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1605
Israel-Syria Quneitra Crossing.jpg
Border crossing between Israel and Syria
Date 17 June 2005
Meeting no. 5,205
Code S/RES/1605 (Document)
Subject The situation in the Middle East
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution1605, adopted unanimously on 17 June 2005, after considering a report by the Secretary-General Kofi Annan regarding the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) and reaffirming Resolution 1308 (2000), the Council extended its mandate for a further six months until 31 December 2005.[1]

The resolution called upon the parties concerned to immediately implement Resolution 338 (1973) and requested that the Secretary-General submit a report on the situation at the end of that period.

The Secretary-General's report pursuant to the previous resolution on UNDOF said that the situation between Israel and Syria had remained generally quiet, though the situation in the Middle East as a whole remained dangerous until a settlement could be reached.[2]

The Council also welcomed efforts by UNDOF to implement the zero-tolerance sexual exploitation policy.

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